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LPGA in more trouble

Discussion in 'Golf Talk For Women' started by soxngolf, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. soxngolf

    soxngolf The Chick

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    That will be huge for the LPGA. They can't find sponsors for regular tour events, trying to find someone for that huge of a purse is going to be next to impossible. Tough year to lose Annika, but I am sure Wie will fill some seats.
     
  2. Wi-Golfer

    Wi-Golfer Golfer on hiatus. Supporting Member

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    I think a lot of these companies are just jumping on the bandwagon & declaring the economy is so bad they can't afford it. Sorry but I just don't see it, it's almost like if enough companies, CEO's, political leaders tell us how bad off we are, then we will actually start to believe it.

    Sucks for the LPGA but there isn't a damn thing any of us can do about it exdept possibly protest Ginn resorts by not going there.
     
  3. WMitch6

    WMitch6 Well-Known Member

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    I have no doubt that many companies are using the current economic situation as an excuse to rid themselves of money losing investments and excess employees. Pleading poverty will also help them convince Uncle Sam to lend them lots of taxpayer money.

    I was looking at the LPGA tournament schedule last night trying to pick a couple of tournaments to attend. I also noticed that the Samsung has no course listed. I don't know if that means anything.

    With the loss of the GINN a full 30% of the LPGA tournaments are now played outside the US.
     
  4. Adam Pettman

    Adam Pettman Well-Known Member

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    Do you honestly believe there isnt an economic disaster/downturn going on around the world????
     
  5. ClairefromClare

    ClairefromClare Like my balls?

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    The PGA Tour has already filed suit over this. LPGA seems to be sitting back and waiting.
     
  6. Rockford35

    Rockford35 Shark skin shoes Staff Member Admin

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    I think what he's referring to is that this type of thing has gone overboard and people are jumping on the band wagon more and more. It's not that it's not happening, it's just not as huge as the media puts it on.

    People will start opening their wallets again, they just need a reason to.

    R35
     
  7. eclark53520

    eclark53520 DB Member Extraordinaire Supporting Member

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    Hookers and blow?

    ...LPGA does a pro-am with the adult industries finest...

    Just sayin....:D
     
  8. ClairefromClare

    ClairefromClare Like my balls?

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    This is scary--I totally agree with Rock.
     
  9. MCDavis

    MCDavis The Plaid Duffer Staff Member Moderator

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    I'll buy the tickets if you buy the beer, eclark!
     
  10. Rockford35

    Rockford35 Shark skin shoes Staff Member Admin

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    Remember things like Bird Flu, SARS and even to some degree, 9/11? It's all blown completely out of proportion and eating at will by the lemmings.

    These are the same people that get pissed off when gas prices increase with demand. Go figure, Einstein.

    If you sit back and sleep with the money in the matress, you're part of the problem, not the solution. If people ignored the media more and lived their own lives without dependancy on someone else to tell them how to live, it would be a better place out there.

    We live in a sea of bullshit, and each one of us is on a little raft trying to stay afloat.

    R35
     
  11. JEFF4i

    JEFF4i She lives! Supporting Member

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    I'm with Clark. You get...25 LPGA members to do a topless Pro-Am, BAM! Beat the SB in ratings.
     
  12. eclark53520

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    Shoot take 1% of the proceeds on the PPV of that pro-am we could pay off the national debt, solve world hunger and cure aids...

    Let hooters sponsor it. Wings at every tee-box...
     
  13. Rockford35

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    Have you seen the LPGA? There are alot of "chicken wings" on that tour already....:biglol:

    R35
     
  14. JEFF4i

    JEFF4i She lives! Supporting Member

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    Shoot I'd pay every penny I have to caddy!


    Dude, let's be honest with ourselves...we'd still watch it.
     
  15. Rockford35

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    Nah, I'll be at the range.

    R35
     
  16. eclark53520

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    A-men!!!

    Not only would i pay to watch it, but i would be buying the biggest friggin tv i could find, and a Lazy-boy....AND a DVR :D

    Talk about jumpstarting the economy
     
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    "And now on the tee, in all her HD glory, Ms. Laura Davies!"

    "Look at the rolls, see how Swingvision shows how they add to her power on the downswing."

    "Guys, Feherty is puking his guts out on 5."

    R35
     
  18. eclark53520

    eclark53520 DB Member Extraordinaire Supporting Member

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    And thats when i start warming up the astrolube between my thighs....
     
  19. ClairefromClare

    ClairefromClare Like my balls?

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    And they say economics is the dismal science. I don't think this is what they meant.
     
  20. Wi-Golfer

    Wi-Golfer Golfer on hiatus. Supporting Member

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    Yes I do, see below for Rock's answer.

    Exactly, it becomes a self fulfilling prophesy with all the chicken littles running around & screaming how the sky is falling. Sorry but I just am not seeing it, hell I ate a restaurant the other night where it cost me $197 for the 4 of us & the place was packed with a few hundred people. It's almost as if it's cool to be going bankrupt & screaming for the governments help. The companies I see pulling this crap are huge public corporations & a lot of it comes down to nothing more than corporate greed. The smaller privately held firms are actually hiring people & business is booming. Funny how the economy supposedly sucks yet my company is in the midst of one of our best sales qtrs as well as forecasts ever.



    It's the medias intention to scare us & tell us how bad off we are, if they tell us often enough maybe we will actually start to believe it?
     

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